CATEGORY: Archaeology
Lost Dark Age Kingdom Discovered in Scotland
January 26, 2017

Archaeologists believe they have discovered the early medieval kingdom of Rheged, the location of which has remained a mystery for some 1,400 years. Read More

Archaeologists Uncover 8,000-Year-Old Goddess Figurine in Central Turkey
October 19, 2016

An international team working at a Neolithic site in central Turkey recently discovered a limestone figurine that could depict a fertility goddess, or a high-status woman. Read More

80-Foot Gate and Shrine Excavated in Ancient City of Tel Lachish
October 3, 2016

Archaeologists recently uncovered an impressive gate and shrine from the First Temple period (eighth century B.C.) in Israel’s ancient city of Tel Lachish. Read More

Possible Chinese Skeletons Could Rewrite Roman History
September 27, 2016

Scientific examination of bones found in an ancient Roman graveyard suggests that even 2,000 years ago London was attracting visitors from as far away as China. Read More

Scientists Virtually Unroll, Read Ancient Biblical Scroll
September 22, 2016

Using a computer program, scientists for the first time have digitally unwrapped and read a severely damaged ancient Hebrew scroll without even touching it. Read More

Antikythera Shipwreck Yields Ancient Human Skeleton
September 21, 2016

A team of archaeologists and oceanographers excavating the famous Antikythera shipwreck in Greece recently extracted a 2,100-year-old human skeleton from its watery grave. Read More

Tree Rings Could Hold Key to Dating Ancient History
August 18, 2016

A new study says that tree rings bearing evidence of intense solar storms could allow archaeologists to pinpoint the exact dates of historical events. Read More

“Superhenge” Excavation Reveals Big Surprise
August 17, 2016

Archaeologists thought they had found a massive stone monument buried near Stonehenge. When they excavated “Superhenge,” however, they uncovered something completely different. Read More

Possible 6th-Century Palace Found at Site Linked to King Arthur
August 4, 2016

Archaeologists in England have unearthed the walls of a possible 6th-century royal palace atop a seaside promontory long associated with the legendary King Arthur. Read More

Researchers Reconstruct Prehistoric Funeral of Female Shaman
July 8, 2016

Analysis of a 12,000-year-old grave in northern Israel revealed details about the elaborate funeral of a woman believed to be a female shaman. Read More